Meaning and Origin of: Grahn

Family name origins & meanings

  • Eastern German (under Slavic influence) : perhaps a habitational name from such places as Granow, Grana, and Gran.
  • North German (Grä(h)n) : a North German variant of Grün (see Gruen).
  • Swedish : ornamental spelling of gran ‘spruce’. This may be an ornamental name, a topographic name, or possibly a habitational name from a place called Gran.